KKR vs RR: Yashasvi Jaiswal Scored Fastest Fifty In The IPL History In Just 13 Balls

Yashasvi Jaiswal Scored Fastest Fifty In The IPL History In Just 13 Balls – Yashasvi Jaiswal, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) batsman, etched his name in the history books of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a remarkable achievement. The left-handed opener smashed the fastest half-century in the IPL 2023 match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Eden Gardens.

In pursuit of a target of 150 runs, Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has been in scintillating form in the IPL 2023, launched a blistering assault right from the start, igniting the atmosphere at Eden Gardens. He began his innings with a six off the very first ball and hammered Nitish Rana for 26 runs in the opening over.

Unrelenting in his onslaught, Jaiswal continued to dominate, dispatching Harshit Rana and Shardul Thakur to all corners of the ground, propelling himself to a half-century. Surpassing KL Rahul’s record of achieving a fifty in 14 balls, Jaiswal accomplished this remarkable milestone in a mere 13 deliveries.

Fastest Fifty In The IPL History

Even after reaching the half-century mark, Yashasvi Jaiswal showed no signs of slowing down, relentlessly taking on the bowlers. He had amassed an impressive 98* runs off just 47 balls. His innings featured an impressive display of power-hitting, with 13 boundaries and 5 sixes, with a strike rate of 208.51.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s extraordinary performance exemplifies his exceptional batting skills and form in the IPL. His aggressive approach and ability to dominate the opposition bowlers have made him a standout player in the tournament, captivating fans with his explosive stroke play.

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Fastest fifties in the IPL 2023 (by balls faced)

Yashasvi Jaiswal, the batter for Rajasthan Royals (RR), has secured the record for the fastest fifty in the IPL. He surpassed the previous record held by KL Rahul, the captain of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), who accomplished the milestone in 14 balls while representing Punjab Kings in 2018. Following them is former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Pat Cummins, who achieved the feat during IPL 2022 against Mumbai Indians.

Yashasvi JaiswalKKR13Eden Gardens11 May 23
Nicholas PooranRCB15Bengaluru10 Apr 23
Ajinkya RahaneMI19Mumbai08 Apr 23
Jason RoyCSK19Kolkata23 Apr 23
Jos Buttler (RR)SRH20Hyderabad02 Apr 23
Kyle Mayers (LSG)CSK21Chennai03 Apr 23
RD Gaikwad (CSK)GT23Ahmedabad31 Mar 23
RD Gaikwad (CSK)LSG25Chennai03 Apr 23
Kyle Mayers (LSG)DC28Lucknow01 Apr 23
Sanju Samson (RR)SRH28Hyderabad02 Apr 23
Faf du Plessis (RCB)MI29Bengaluru02 Apr 23
Shubman Gill (GT)CSK30Ahmedabad31 Mar 23
Bhanuka Rajpaksa (PBKS)KKR30Mohali01 Apr 23
Tilak Varma (MI)RCB32Bengaluru02 Apr 23
Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR)SRH34Hyderabad02 Apr 23
Virat Kohli (RCB)MI38Brngaluru02 Apr 23
DA Warner (DC)LSG45Lucknow01 Apr 23
Fastest fifties in IPL 2023

Fastest fifties in the IPL History

PlayerRunsBalls For FiftyAgainstYear
Yashasvi Jaiswal50*13Kolkata Knight Riders2023
KL Rahul5114DC2018
Pat Cummins56*14MI2022
Yusuf Pathan7215SRH2014
Sunil Narine5415RCB2017
Suresh Raina8716PBKS2014
Ishan Kishan8416SRH2021
Kieron Pollard51*17KKR2016
Chris Gayle175*17PWI2013
Sunil Narine5017RCB 2018
Hardik Pandya9117KKR2019
Adam Gilchrist8517Deccan Chargers2009
Ishan Kishan6217KKR2018
Chris Morris8217GL2016
Nicholas Pooran7717SRH2020
Kieron Pollard87*17CSK2021

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